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Despite an unsatisfactory start, the sea cucumber season in Yucatan has been good in general terms, with more than a thousand tonnes caught in 15 days on the coasts of the state. The season concluded this weekend, and as of today a fishing ban is to start until next year, when the new dates for the ...
With more than 40 years of diplomatic relations, Mexico and Vietnam are still on the road to strengthening their relationship in all areas, said Pham Van Linh, deputy director of the Department of Propaganda and Education of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (PCV). During a work ...

“The bilateral relationship of Mexico and the United States goes beyond goverments, it is noy made by an embassador, nor a secretary of state, but is based on its own dynamism and on the interaction of two neighbors that are not distant” said in an interview with El Universal the still US ambassador of ...
With his plans to build a wall between Mexico and the USA, boost national infrastructure and 'Make America Great Again', there were fears at the start of Donald Trump's presidency that it wouldn't be good news for any re-emerging markets. It can't be denied that his role has had a big impact, and in many ...
Yucatan is the main producer and exporter of honey in all of Mexico. This activity fulfills an important socio-economic function, in which more than 11,000 producers participate. The quality and flavor of the honey produced in Yucatan conquers international markets, where, as in other states, good practices ...
MEXICO CITY — According to the Washington Post, the first of Mexico's presidential debates opened Sunday night with rivals concentrating their fire on front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who defended the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and revived his famous campaign slogan from ...

But the eatery focuses on recipes from the Yucatan, so it offers slightly different flavors from other restaurants in the area. ... Yucatan-flavored specialties at El Cruzero include salbutes de chirmole tacos (turkey tacos with roasted, dark mole) and cochnita pibil (pork slow roasted in banana peels). Poot said ...
According to Markets Insider, the Victory Cruise Lines has created a nine-night all-inclusive cruise between Miami and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula that features three of the country's most celebrated Mayan archeological sites as well as the cultural and historical highlights of the Mexican states of Quintana ...
The State Secretary of Public Safety, Rodolfo del Angel Campos, said that an investment of 2 billion pesos is being sought for a new prison facility, as a measure to deal with the deficiencies of detention centers all over the state. The new prison would be located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, and ...
According to the Chicago Tribune, a military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from the powerful 7.2 earthquake, flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside. Thirteen people were ...
Merida, Yucatan, February 15, 2018. – Yucatecan students or students living in the state can obtain support for their artistic training in Mexico or abroad through one of the 18 scholarships of 50,000 pesos that will be awarded by the Stimulus Program to Creation and Artistic Development (Pecda) in its 2018 ...
MEXICO CITY — It was an archaeological adventure: a 12-day family trip to Mayan and Aztec pyramid cities, from Mexico City to the Yucatan jungle. Our timeline spanned from the ancient city of Teotihuacan, founded before the birth of Christ, to sites like Chichen Itza, Tulum and Templo Mayor, built in the ...
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This species is endemic to Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz and the Yucatan Peninsula. It lives in jungles with warm and humid climates from sea level to 1,200 meters above sea level. Its main feature is its big colorful peak, which as in other species, serves as a body temperature regulator. When it ...
If you have studied the history of Yucatan, you probably know that before the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1920 arrived in Yucatan, there was a very small group of elite Yucatecans, the Henequen Hacienda owners. These elites were part of what was later called the “Divine Caste” by revolution general and ...
By linking two existing underwater-cavern systems on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, near the beach resort of Tulum, researchers and professional cave divers have established the world's largest underwater cave. The discovery of the connecting tunnel brought together the cave known as Sac Actun, ...
Cenotes, known as dzonoot in Mayan, were a central part of the Mayan society and religion that flourished in what is now Mexico's Yucatan, along with the Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. "This immense cave represents the most important submerged archaeological ...

Avocados From Mexico is returning to the Super Bowl for the fourth consecutive year, continuing its effort to stick out in people's minds as they're busy sticking chips into bowls of guacamole. The Mexican Hass avocado industry's marketing arm plans to run a 30-second spot during the Feb. 4 game, the ...
After Chichen Itza it is the second most important archaeological zone in the Yucatan Peninsula. It is a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. Its most impressive buildings are the Governor's Palace, the Pyramid of the Adivino and a structure similar to a convent that is known as the “Quadrangle of the Nuns”.
In this fourth video interview edition of Meet Merida's Vanguards, I interview the Acevedo Cardos family whose healthy infant daughter started having constant convulsions at the age of one month old. In the months preceding and in desperate need for help and medical attention, they visited nearly all the ...
On Wednesday January 10, the US State Department unveiled four tiered categories to warn travelers of potential dangers overseas, using common-sense language ranging from “Exercise normal precaution” to “Do not travel.” The new rankings replace the vague and often confusing system of issuing ...
SISAL, MEXICO—Two shipwrecks, a total of 12 cannons, and a sunken nineteenth-century lighthouse have been discovered off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, according to a report in the Live Science. Helena Barba Meinecke of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said the first ship ...
The news last month that beloved Cully institution Angel Food & Fun is no more (at least as we know it) was yet another blow to the psyche at the end of a year when we were already full up on bad tidings. Its chef, Manuel Lopez, was reportedly targeted for deportation (although a friend told the Mercury ...
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WATCH: A team of archaeologists have discovered remains from a shipwreck near the Yucatan coast in Mexico. ... and a 19th century British steamboat as well as an old lighthouse at three separate sites, on the seabed off the coast of the small seaport town of Sisal in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.
Quintana Roo is one of three states on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, which has popular tourist sites. Twenty-seven of the passengers had been traveling on Royal Caribbean cruise ships, spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez said. “Our hearts go out to all those involved in the bus accident,” Martinez said in a ...
Entrepreneurs from Yucatan who are interested in carrying out a technology-based project will be able to obtain up to 200 thousand pesos as initial capital to finance their project, through the Yucatan Fund for Innovation (FYI), which for this year has a stock of 10 million pesos. The head of the Innovation ...
Brianna McCaleb, 17, of Show Low, is preparing for her summer trip and mission with the Humanitarian Experience for Youth, (HEFY). The mission will take place this summer in Merida, which is on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Her group will be involved in building a health clinic for a shelter that ...
Traveling with the whole family can be tough sometimes. Kids tend to get bored easily these days, and it's hard to find activities to keep them busy. If you're headed to the Riviera Maya or Cancun area, GOGO Vacations has put together a list of kid-friendly sites that might be a perfect fit to keep your family ...
MERIDA – The growing use of hostel-type accommodations in Yucatan has aroused the interest of the Secretariat of Tourism Promotiont of the State Government (Sefotur), which plans to regulate and integrate them into the so-called “formal activity” of the local tourism industry. These lodging centers are ...
With the recent financial law changes, tax evation has become a lot more diffcult task for local entrepreneurs. MERIDA – “The use of “ghost bills” to simulate the deduction of expenses and evade taxes is no longer that easy to achieve”, declared Juan Manuel Franco Gallardo, tax expert from the BDO office ...
The president of the Coparmex Merida, Gustavo Cisneros Buenfil, sees a very difficult 2018 for Yucatan due to the electoral process. MERIDA – “From an economic point of view, there are projects that will have to be consolidated next year, in order to continue with the existing progress in tourism, economy ...
The complaints were filed by other agencies of the state Attorney General's Office (FGE) on 12 occasions, the federal Attorney General's Office (PGR) eight times, and the human rights commissions in just three. In two-thirds of the cases (22) the cases were only opened but not investigated. In the remaining ...
Bees pollinate 71 of the 100 species of crops in the world, but climate change, pesticides and parasites are exterminating them. To obtain a kilo of honey, a bee makes an average of 200 thousand flights… MERIDA – The Yucatan Peninsula is legally protected against the sowing of transgenic corn and soy, ...
Quintana Roo is one of three states on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, which has popular tourist sites. Twenty-seven of the passengers had been traveling on Royal Caribbean cruise ships, spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez said. “Our hearts go out to all those involved in the bus accident,” Martinez said in a ...
It was almost noon as we pulled into the central square of hot and dusty Acanceh outside Merida, the capital of Yucatan state. Pedicab drivers snoozed in their canopied vehicles, waiting for customers; local merchants sought shelter from the sun inside shady storefronts; and kids played upon a pyramid ...
COZUMEL – About 9:30 am Wednesday Nov. 15, a catamaran that transported 95 German tourists to the Passion Island began to sink near the ...
VALLADOLID — As one more strategy to reinforce actions in health and the environment in the municipality, the City Council, through the ...
PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Real estate sales in Quintana Roo are consistent, with the state coming in third place nationally, reported Lamundi at ...
MERIDA — Yucatan's Secretary of Tourism Promotion, Saul Ancona Salazar, confirmed on Tuesday November 14 that Aeromexico considers ...
Through her translator, the visitor said that her vacation in Yucatan ended before she started and she leaves disappointed. Among her traveling ...
The new updates and features make the already sensational Club Med Yucatan even more desirable now. Travelers are in pure Cancun bliss ...
According to the Diario de Yucatan the subjects were arrested last Thursday November 9, after an impressive security operation in Kinchil, ...
MERIDA – The entrepreneur said that right now they are paying $1,800 pesos per ton of sweet orange, $1,991 pesos per ton of grapefruit, ...
Year after year, at least two-thirds of these birds arrive to Yucatan during the fall, where they feed mainly on plants that produce fleshy fruit, and ...
The day I met Mario Dib, he was waist deep in a cenote, the Yucatan's famed cavernous sinkholes that expose miles of underwater rivers.
IZAMAL — The commune began again the resurfacing of several streets that are almost impassable and that in this rainy season have become ...
MERIDA — Yucatan is not in danger of offshore oil exploration because in the next 5 years all related work is suspended, according to the ...
Hurricane Nate spared the Yucatan Peninsula Friday before it began to set its sights on the U.S. Gulf Coast, but other countries didn't fare as ...
MEXICO — With two days to go before the closure of registration to express their intention to participate as independent candidates ...


 

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